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Canon i550 not printing any color, Prints in black OK but no color.


Please check nozzle head pattern first. Is your print head pattern printed perfectly?. Be sure that the print head pattern is ok. No missing line or column. If your nozzle colour is not printed at all even just one point,check the print head or try to clean the print head.

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Had the same problem with my I550. Was going to buy a new printer (I4000) since I could get one for about $30 more than the price of a new print head. I like canon printers with the individual ink tanks and have had no problems with the I550 for about three years.

Decided to try moving the paper thickness lever back an forth a number of times since some of the error messages indicated it could not determine the setting of the paper thickness lever. I don't know how the printer determines this switch setting but I thought if some contacts are slightly oxidized that movement might break up some of the oxidation. After operating the lever about a dozen times the printer started working. Hope this will help.

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Canon i550 LED error sequence: 7 orange +1 green flash


According to Canon 7 orange flashes indicates a print head fault. Solution they recommend is to take it to one of their service agents. Problem is that replacement print heads are not cheap and it is usually more economical to replace the printer. You could try taking the print head to a cartridge refiller and have it professionally cleaned (cost you nothing or next to nothing) and see if that solves the problem.

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Is there something wrong with my Canon i550 printer head?


Normal 0 Normal 0 Driver could be corrupt.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came with the printer. When the software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
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If you can remove the color printer head . try to soak in the hot water for almost 2 hour to melt the clogged ink in the holes of the printer head but don't wet the board inside the head just the head nozzles .

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Canon i550 doesn't print correctly


---Is the incrustation of the heads or the ducts such that I need to throw the i550 away

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I had 3 Canon i550 and i560 printer, unfortunately if you use non original inks and leave the print head with no ink cartridge for some hours the ink can dry inside the print head = dead.

I have try several methods of cleaning print head and waste a lot of time on this, finally here some suggestions:
- use pure alchool (at least 90 °) to clean the print head, you can also use clear water but after you had to rinse with alchool because alchool removes the left water that can cause shortcircuit when you power on the print head.

- the electrical connections of the print head (brown ribbon with integrated circuit path) are very fragile if you decide to unmount the print head removing the 2 phlilips screws you must be VERY careful

- for black ,one safe trick is to remove the round (8 mm) glued upper metal sheet filter on the upper part of the print head where the ink cartridge sets. Once removed you can use a syringe needle filled with alchool to remove the dry ink and spray alchool into the small duct hole to remove all the bad dry ink. Be patien it will take some time. You can also leave the syringe filled wyth alchool and without the syringe piston for a night inside the duct hole.

Take a look to the service manual also for other inspirations:
http://rapidshare.com/files/91114670/Canon_i550_i850_i950_Service_Manual.pdf.html

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